The British motor industry has created many of the world's landmark car designs. Its famous names - Jaguar, Bentley, AC, Rolls-Royce, Aston Martin - are inextricably linked with some of the most recognized and coveted cars ever made. This beautifully presented book gathers together more than 50 of the most significant British cars designed between 1907 and the present, each one a milestone of British motoring heritage. With an introduction describing the often tortuous story of British motoring and its great marques, a succinct description of each car's history, design and performance, and unparalleled images by one of the world's foremost car photographers, this book is an authoritative tribute to the nation that gave the world the sports car. This book is a stunning collection of more than 50 British car legends, including many of the most seductive and exhilarating cars ever made. It features biographies of all the key designers, a full technical glossary and details of where the cars may be seen worldwide. It is a sumptuously produced book that will appeal to classic car enthusiasts worldwide.
Michel Zumbrunn is one of the world's most celebrated car photographers. For over 40 years his work has been featured in car magazines worldwide. Richard Heseltine is a journalist and author specializing in classic and contemporary sports and exotic cars. His work has appeared in such publications as Classic & Sports Car, Motor Sport, Octane, Autocar and The Guardian.